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Pollinator monocultures are a bigger threat to bees than the Giant Asian ‘Murder’ Hornet

Discovery of the Giant Asian Hornet in Washington State only highlights existing issues with the pollination system in the United States.

Giant Asian Hornets have been identified for the first time in the US — but don’t believe the hype yet. Photo source: t-mizo on

Yesterday I woke up to 3 text messages, 2 emails, 6 Instagram messages, and 4 Twitter mentions. The topic of all of these notifications? Giant Asian Hornets. While I did my best…



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